Ethics Case Study #18

There have been 23 lakh applications for 368 peon’s jobs in UP. 25 Lakh people have been vying for 6000 Group D jobs in Bengal. 2.5 crore people have applied for 90,000 jobs in the Railways. Overall, the attraction for government jobs is extremely high in the Indian society. In this context , answer the following questions

(a) How far is the attraction for government jobs in India a consequence of the public-service mindedness?

(b) What are the reasons for attraction of government jobs in India?

(c) How can we bring the social transformation necessary to turn India from a country of job seekers to job creators?